Human Growth in the Past: Studies from Bones and Teeth

Human Growth in the Past: Studies from Bones and Teeth

by Robert D. Hoppa, Charles M. FitzGerald
     
 

An interdisciplinary analysis of human growth in past populations, first published in 1999.See more details below

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An interdisciplinary analysis of human growth in past populations, first published in 1999.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521021227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. From head to toe: integrating studies from bones and teeth Robert D. Hoppa and Charles M. Fitzgerald; 2. Heterochrony: somatic, skeletal and dental development in Gorilla, Homo and Pan Mike Dainton and Gabriele A. Macho; 3. Relative mandibular growth in humans, gorillas and chimpanzees Louise T. Humphrey; 4. Growth and development in Neandertals and other fossil hominids: implications for the evolution of hominid ontogeny Andrew J. Nelson and Jennifer L. Thompson; 5. Hominoid tooth growth: using incremental lines in dentine as markers of growth in modern humans and fossil primate teeth M. Chris Dean; 6. New approaches to the quantitative analysis of craniofacial growth and variation Paul O'Higgins and Una Strand Vidarsdottir; 7. Invisible insults during growth and development: contemporary theories and past populations Sarah King and Stanley J. Ulijaszek; 8. What can be done about the infant category in skeletal samples? Shelley Saunders and Lisa Barrans; 9. Sources of variation in estimated ages at formation of linear enamel hypoplasias Alan H. Goodman and Rhan-Ju Song; 10. Reconstructing patterns of growth disruption from enamel microstructure Scott Simpson; 11. Estimation of age-at-death from dental emergence and implications for studies of prehistoric somatic growth Lyle Konigsberg and Darryl Holman; 12. Linear and appositional long bone growth in earlier human populations: a case study from mediaeval England Simon Mays; Index.

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